One of Tony Abbott's frontbenchers is urging the city-based Prime Minister to stop reacting to the "texting, latte-sipping, keyboard warriors who frequent the tapas bars of Sydney and Melbourne" and visit a country pub to get an "honest appraisal" of how the government can improve.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has launched an extraordinary defence of Tony Abbott's chief of staff, Peta Credlin, declaring the Prime Minister should be held accountable for his own mistakes.
Dozens of top public service jobs at the giant Department of Human Services are sitting vacant.
Punters believe it is more likely than not that Prime Minister Tony Abbott will face a leadership ballot before the next election.
The Australian Council of Social Service is urging the Abbott government to make its second budget much fairer than its first, saying low and middle-income households cannot continue to bear the brunt of spending cuts this year
Now is the moment. You can feel it - the momentum building, the light finally shining on Australia's dark epidemic of domestic violence. So why are we all talking about knights and dames?
Tony Abbott continues to take friendly fire over the Prince Philip knighthood, with conservative commentator Andrew Bolt declaring the decision “pathetically stupid” and potentially fatal for Tony Abbott’s leadership.
Pressure is mounting on Tony Abbott to dump chief of staff Peta Credlin as disgruntled Liberal MPs were joined on Wednesday by conservative commentators including media baron Rupert Murdoch in expressing concerns about his office.
When Prime Minister Tony Abbott stepped up to the lectern to announce his commitment to tackle the scourge of domestic violence on Wednesday, some of his words had a familiar ring.
On Australia Day Prime Minister Tony Abbott awarded knighthoods to two people. But if you were watching social media, you could be forgiven for only having heard about Prince Philip.